"When in death I shall calm recline O bear my heart my mistress dear, Bid her not shed one tear of sorrow To sully a heart so brilliant and light; But balmy drops of the red grape borrow To bathe the relict from morn till night."


  1. Sandburg, p. 155, "Legacy" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, San155A


Author: Words: Thomas Moore
Earliest date: 1808 (Missouri Harmony)
Keywords: death drink religious
Found in: US